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What to Expect

Bali, the island of gods. With its beautiful beaches, stunning scenery, picturesque temples and warm tropical climate, Bali is both a paradise and a playground; home to a whole host of activities, adventures, stories and magical secrets just waiting to be explored. Packed with leisure options and activities, Bali is a heavenly destination for holidays. Located at the heart of the Coral Triangle, the marine life around Bali is diverse and exceptionally rich; over 3,000 species of fish and 700 species of make this “The Best Dive Travel Destination in the world” (according to DIVE Magazine 2017). Just off the shores of this paradise island, you can swim with Manta rays (seasonal), encounter sun fish or mola mola (seasonal), cross paths with sharks and turtles and be dazzled by many spellbinding macro diving experiences. In general, the best time to dive in Bali is during the dry season between early April to July, as visibility can reach up to 30 - 40 metres. However, keep in mind that conditions do vary from time to time and from one location to the next. Bali Diving Safari takes you around Bali, to discover many surprises and spectacular underwater secrets. Dive and stay at various different dive spots in Bali, each selected for their unique attractions and diverse range of environments. With the highest standards of safety, the professional care of our dive team, personalized service and excellent quality gear, our dive safari provides you with unforgettable encounters in the world’s favourite dive location.

What You Will Do

Day 1

Arrival Denpasar – Candidasa

(No Meals)

Upon your arrival at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, you will be greeted by our professional licensed guide who will escort you to your hotel in Candidasa, a coastal town in East Bali. Check in at the hotel and the remainder of the day is free at your own leisure.

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Day 2

2 Dives in Candidasa

(B/L)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then get ready for a pair of dives in Candidasa. Our dive team will pick you up at the hotel at the designated time, then drive to where your boat is waiting (joined transfer). A few minutes on the boat and you are all set to experience dive sites around the four small islands of Gili Tepekong, Gili Biaha, Gili Mimpang, and Gili Selang; which are famous for sharks and regular encounters with the giant Mola Mola (seasonal). Always stay alert, as the current can be quite strong and may catch you off guard. Lunch, non alcoholic drinks and towel are provided. As you finish diving, transfer back to your hotel.

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Day 3

2 Dives in Nusa Penida – Amed

(B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Get ready for your next two dives in Nusa Penida (please pack your luggage and leave it with the hotel concierge). Our dive team will pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to the boat. Around Nusa Penida and Lembongan you can expect to see large pelagics such as Manta Rays and Mola Mola. If you are lucky, you may get to swim with whale sharks too. Lunch, non alcoholic drinks and towel are provided. After you complete your dives, a chaeufeurred private vehicle awaits to take you to your next destination, Amed. Upon arrival, check in and the remainder of the day is free at your own leisure.

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Day 4

2 Dives in Amed – Tulamben

(B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Get ready for your two dives in Amed (please pack your luggage and leave it with hotel concierge). Our dive team will pick you up at the hotel and then drive to where your boat is waiting. A range of dive sites around Amed follow the contours of the coastline further south, through many small hidden bays where you can see turtles, reef sharks, blue-spotted stingrays and many varieties of reef fish. Lunch, non-alcoholic drinks and towel are provided. After you finish diving, a chaeufeurred private vehicle awaits to take you to your next destination, Tulamben. Upon arrival, check in and the remainder of the day is at your own leisure.

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Day 5

3 Dives in Tulamben

(B/L)

After breakfast, get ready for today’s two dives in Tulamben. A coastal village in the northeast of Bali facing the Lombok Strait, the highlight here is the 120-metre-long USAT Liberty shipwreck, which sank during the second world war. This spectacular wreck is one of the easiest of its kind to reach, as it sits just off the shore. Amongst the shell of the shipwreck you will find a bustling city of coral, populated by a dazzling array of underwater creatures, ranging from the smallest crustaceans; nudibranch, frogfish, ghost pipefish and pygmy seahorse; to the larger visitors like sharks and sunfish. Lunch, non alcoholic drinks and towel are provided. After diving, you will transferred back to the hotel for an afternoon at leisure. Get ready for the night dive before the sun sets. At night, the wreck really comes to life. You may see spanish dancers and schools of huge Bumphead parrotfish in their sleeping cocoons. Also flashlight fish, bobtail squid, even phosphorescence and the basket stars add to the otherworldly scene, where the coral lights up like neon under the stars and the beam of your flashlight. Transfer back to the hotel and rest.

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Day 6

Tulamben – Tirta Gangga – Besakih – Kintamani – Pemuteran

(B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel then check out. Your private sightseeing transfer today takes you to one of the famous tourist destinations in the eastern part of Bali, Tirta Gangga Park. Built in 1948 by the King of Karangasem, Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem, this palace has been shaped in the form of a beautiful water garden and is located near a natural spring. Continue on to the Mother Temple of Bali, Besakih Temple, located on the slopes of Mount Agung. Built on six levels terraced up the slope, Besakih is the most important, the largest and the holiest temple in Bali. Proceed to Kintamani sitting on the rim of the huge caldera of Batur, where you can enjoy the scenery of Mount Batur and Lake Batur while sampling some Kintamani coffee. After lunch at a local restaurant, continue driving towards Pemuteran, located on the south of the island. Check-in at the hotel and the remainder of the day is free at leisure.

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Day 7

2 Dives in Pemuteran

(B/L)

Enjoy breakfast at the resort then get ready for your two dives around Menjangan Island in West Bali National Park. At the designated time, our team will pick you up at the resort’s lobby then drive you to the national park (joined transfer), where a local boat awaits. The first internationally known diving location in Bali, Menjangan offers visibility that can reach over 40 metres and remains Indonesia’s best wall dive location, covering more than 60 meters and full of nooks and crannies, overhangs and crevasses featuring soft corals, sponges, Bali’s highest concentration of Gorgonian seafans, and even its own humble wreck. Transfer back to the resort and spend the afternoon at leisure.

Overnight at Taman Sari Resort & Spa

Day 8

Pemuteran – Gitgit Waterfall – Ulun Danu Temple – Kuta

(B/L)

Breakfast at the resort then morning is at your own leisure. Our guide will pick you up at the resort’s lobby at the designated time, then escort you by chaeuffered vehicle to your next hotel, located in South Bali (approximately 3 hours’ driving). En-route you will visit Gitgit Waterfall, situated in the plateau area with a height of about 35 metres. Here you will also see some plantations protecting the rainforest around the waterfall and in this place you will often meet wild monkeys, which come to this waterfall to drink and play. Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant. Continue driving to Ulun Danu Temple, a water temple situated in the area of Lake Beratan. Drive to your hotel in Kuta, check in and the remainder of the day is free at leisure.

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Day 9

Kuta – Free at leisure

(B)

Breakfast at the hotel, then the whole day is free at leisure.

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Day 10

Departure Denpasar

(B)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Depending on your flight departure time, the day is free at leisure until our guide picks you up at the hotel’s lobby at the designated pick up time. You will be transferred directly to the airport for your flight home or to your next destination

Accommodation

Rama Candidasa Resort & Spa

The best Resort in Bali! Rama Candidasa Resort & Spa is located in the east of Bali, in the heart of the Candidasa district. It is the only place for having a peaceful and relaxing holiday in Bali as well as to explore the magnificent underwater paradise in Bali, such at Tulamben, Amed, PadangBai, Blue Lagoon and many more.

For your accommodation in Bali, Rama Candidasa Resort & Spa boasts 77 artistically furnished rooms with contemporary Balinese décor enhanced with modern amenities, all with secluded balcony offering views over the ocean, pool or tropical lush garden. The dive resort facilities consists of outdoor swimming pool with children pool, oceanfront day bed, garden gazebo, tranquil zen garden, meeting and function room, wedding facilities, library & business center, a wellness spa, extensive terraced sun decks and plenty more besides.

Santai Bali

Santai is a beautiful and cozy small boutique beach resort located in Amed, East Coast of Bali, in verdant tropical gardens with Mount Agung rising in the backround. Santai is filled with many intoxicating smells, the ocean, sweet and heavy fragrance of Bougainville which stands out brightly from the garden and of course spicy aroma from the open air Coconut restaurant.

Mimpi Resort

Mimpi Resorts, two boutique bali dive resort and spa, located in tranquil, far-flung corners of Bali. Founded by Bali born, the late Mr. Wirya Santoso, these family-owned resorts are proud to be PADI-certified dive centers and have over a decade of dedication to diving and warm hospitality.

Staying with us, you have the option of two beautiful locations;

In the northeast of Bali, the beachfront Mimpi Resort Tulamben is just a step away from the world famous USAT Liberty dive site, offers ocean-view villas, day spa and patio rooms.

Meanwhile, in the northwest of Bali, Mimpi Resort Menjangan is just a half hour boat ride to the renown corals of Menjangan Island, offers natural hot spring, the luxurious Spring Spa, grand villas with private pools and patio rooms.

Taman Sari Resort & Spa

Far removed from the busy Bali tourist centers, the unspoiled northwest offers you a view into the true uniqueness of Bali. One discovers a grand expanse of coconut groves and beautiful ancient temples dotting the coastal mountain landscape. Nature and marine parks preserve the area. The magnificent volcanoes of Java and Bali’s holy mountains raising from the sea are a perfect backdrop for spectacular sunrises and sunsets.

Beach front Taman Sari Bali Resort & Spa luxurious cottages and suites blend wonderfully with nature and are surrounded by tranquil gardens and ponds. The surrounding mountains and sparkling sea enhance the beauty and tranquility.

Sun Island Hotel & Spa Kuta

Located in the most strategic location in Kuta – 5 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport, within walking distance to the famous Kuta beach, Bali’s major shopping malls, art market, Waterbom and many other attractions - Sun Island Hotel & Spa Kuta is an ideal choice for you who seek excitement and comfort in one package.

Have a relaxing day at the pool, explore the fun our lively neighborhood has to offer, then sway in the evening entertainment in our bar & restaurant while savoring your dinner. With 3 meeting rooms, meeting facilities, and banquet support, Sun Island Hotel & Spa Kuta is also a trusted name for business meetings and events in Bali. For those who plan to tie the knot, we have unique spaces within our premises to be tailor-made as a venue for an unforgettable Bali wedding.

Our ‘Bali Diving Safari’ package includes:

  • • 2 nights accomodation in Candidasa based on twin-sharing basis (2 persons per room)
  • • 1 night accomodation in Amed based on twin-sharing basis (2 persons per room)
  • • 2 nights accomodation in Tulamben based on twin-sharing basis (2 persons per room)
  • • 2 nights accomodation in Menjangan based on twin-sharing basis (2 persons per room)
  • • 2 nights accomodation in Kuta based on twin-sharing basis (2 persons per room)
  • • Meals mentioned in the itinerary as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • • 2 private sightseeing programmes with guide’s assistance as indicated in the itinerary
  • • Return airport transfer with guide’s assistance on private basis
  • • 11 dives at various locations in Bali
  • • Return dive transfers based on joined transfer basis
  • • Bottled drinking water during airport transfers
  • • Complete diving gear
  • • All entrance fees, donations and parking fees as per itinerary
  • • Public Liability Insurance
  • • 11% local government tax and 10% service charge

Our ‘Bali Diving Safari’ package does NOT include:

  • • Visa fee / arrangements if applicable
  • • Any domestic or international flights
  • • Any alcoholic beverages
  • • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone call, room service, mini bar, etc
  • • Personal health insurance and personal travel/dive insurance
  • • Gratuities/ tipping for driver and/or guide and porterage
  • • Any High Season and Peak /festive season surcharge (to be advised)
  • • Any additional excursion/optional tours/activites that are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • • Additional dive, night dive, dive computer, and/or nitrox

Good to know

  • • Minimum of 2 persons per booking
  • • Dive spots might be altered depending on experience level and daily diving conditions
  • • Proof of internationally recognized certification is required
  • • Perfect for certified advanced divers
  • • All participants must complete a Dive Medical to ensure they are fit for diving
  • • Flying-after-diving recommendations : A minimum of 18 hours after diving

Terms & Condition

  • • Booking confirmation is subject to room availability
  • • Additional charges apply during high season period and peak/festive season period